expecting thousands of people here on the coast. reporting live at pillar point harbor, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> a great day. >> did i hear correctly, 30, 40-foot waves? >> and better than that, 70 degrees at half moon bay. >> pat myself on the back for this one. >> way to go, jeff. >> the remarkable thing about this storm creating these strong waves, it is 1500 miles away out here in the pacific. that's the storm right there. we're not going to get impacted by the storm in terms of any rainfall, but it is going to stir up that pacific enough that we'll see an exponential increed in the wave heights off the shore. wave heights 3 to 4 feet, that's it. as the northwesterly swell develops, two miles off pillar point harbor, we'll see the waves increase exponentially. as jean mentioned, by saturday and sunday overall for the coastline, swells 25 to 40 feet.